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Review: 13 Assassins (1963)

13 Assassins Starring: Chiezo KATAOKA, Koutaro SATOMI, Ryohei Uchida Directed: Eiichi KUDO Release Date:  1963 Run Time:  126 Minutes Format: DVD Audio: Japanese / Subtitles:  Eng Distributor: AnimEigo Plot A sadistic Daimyo (feudal lord) rapes a woman and murders both her and her husband, but even when one of his own vassals commits suicide to […]

Review: Spawn

Spawn Amazon Price: $7.99 Starring:Michael Jai White, John Leguizamo, Martin Sheen Directed: Mark A.Z. Dippe Release Date:  August 1, 1997 Run Time: 98 Minutes Format: Blu-Ray Audio: Eng / Subtitles:  Eng,Esp Distributor: Warner Home Video Film Synopsis A government assassin is brought back to life as a black superhero with supernatural How can you avenge […]

Review: Let The Bullets Fly

Let The Bullets Fly  Starring: Chow Yun-fat, Jiang Wen, Ge You Directed: Jiang Wen Release Date: Dec 16, 2010 Run Time: 132 Minutes Format: Blu-Ray Audio: Eng, Mandarin / Subtitles:  Eng Distributor: Well Go USA Plot Set in China during the warring 1920s, notorious bandit chief Zhang descends upon a remote provincial town posing as its […]

Review: Lion vs Lion

Lion vs Lion  Starring: Lo Meng, Wong Yue Directed: Hsu Hsia Release Date: 1981 Run Time: 104 Minutes Format: DVD Audio: Eng / Subtitles:  Eng Distributor: Tokyo Shock Plot A teacher comes across a secret list of anti-Ching rebel names and quickly becomes a target for Ching loyalists. The Five Venoms actor Lo Meng, as an […]

Review: Executioners From Shaolin

Executioners From Shaolin Starring: Kuan Tai Chen, Lily Li, Lieh Lo Directed: Chia-Liang Liu Release Date: 1977 Run Time: 101 Minutes Format: DVD Audio: Eng, Mandarin / Subtitles:  Eng Distributor: Dragon Dynasty Plot A couple unite – she is fluent in the crane style of kung fu, he in tiger style. They have a son, but the […]

Review: Martial Arts Of Shaolin

Martial Arts Of Shaolin Starring: Jet Li, Qingfu Pan, Hu Jian Qiang Directed: Chia Liang Liu Release Date: 1986 Run Time: 91 Minutes Format: DVD Audio: Eng / Subtitles:  Eng Distributor: Dragon Dynasty Plot Jet Li weasels out of the north Shaolin temple to assassinate a despotic ruler at the ruler’s extravagant public birthday celebration. Two […]

Review: The Battle Wizard

The Battle Wizard  Starring: Danny Lee, Lin Chen Chi Directed: Pao Hsueh Release Date: 1977 Run Time: 73 Minutes Format: DVD Audio: Eng / Subtitles:  Eng Distributor: Well Go USA Plot A brother, Tuan Yu, who loves books and a sister, Mu Wan-Ching, who loves swords must face the yellow-robed warrior, the Red Python, a sinuous […]

Review: The Duel of The Century

The Duel of The Century Starring: Sun Chien, Pai Piao, Liu Yung Directed: Chu Yuan Release Date: 1981 Run Time: 95 Minutes Format: DVD Audio: Mandarin / Subtitles:  Eng Distributor: Well Go USA Plot Liu Yung and Sun Chien team to investigate the martial-art murders of a supposedly mortally wounded swordsman, only to find deception, death, double-dealings, […]

Review: Two Champions of Shaolin

Two Champions of Shaolin Starring: Sun Chien, Lu Feng, Philip Kwok, Wang Li, Lo Meng Directed: Chang Cheh Release Date: 1982 Run Time: 102 Minutes Format: DVD Audio: Eng / Subtitles:  Eng Distributor: Well Go USA Plot The five venoms are reunited in Two Champions Of Shaolin, with four of the fab five wreaking havoc on […]

Review: Thunderbolt Fist

Thunderbolt Fist  Starring: Shih Szu, Chuan Yuan, Fang Mien, James Nam, Wong Chin Feng Directed: Cheung Yat Woo Release Date: 1972 Run Time: 91 Minutes Format: DVD Audio: Eng, Mandarin/ Subtitles:  Eng Distributor: Image Entertainment Plot Driven out of his home by the invading Japanese forces that killed his father, a young Chinese man retreats to […]

Review: Iron Bodyguard

Iron Bodyguard Starring: Chen Kuan-tai, Yueh Hua, Lily Li Directed: Chang Cheh Release Date: 1973 Run Time: 94 Minutes Format: DVD Audio: Eng, Mandarin  / Subtitles:  Eng Distributor: Tokyo Shock Plot The collaboration of director Chang Cheh and action star Chen Kuan Tai proved to be one of the most enduring of kung fu s golden […]

Review: The Shadow Boxer

The Shadow Boxer  Starring: Chen Wo-fu, Shih Szu, Wei Hung, Chan Shen, Ching Miao Directed: Pao Hsueh-li Release Date: 1974 Run Time: 86 Minutes Format: DVD Audio: Mandarin / Subtitles:  Eng Distributor: Image Entertainment Plot hen Wo-Fu plays construction worker Ku Ting, whose skill at “tai chi” (shadow boxing) is as great as his pacifism. But when […]